The Cracking of the Dabaiba Front in Tripoli Places Libya at Risk of War

Habib Lassoued Appeasing militias and distributing illusions of welfare is Dabaiba’s recipe for staying in power. The failed attempt by the Prime Minister of the Government of Stability, Fathi Bashagha, to enter the capital revealed the extent of the rift suffered by western Libya in general and the armed groups present in Tripoli in particular,…

The Alliance of MI6, the CIA and the Bandéristes

Thierry Meyssan After having shown that the war in Ukraine was prepared by the Straussians and triggered on February 17 by Kiev’s attack on the Donbass, Thierry Meyssan returns to the secret history that links the Anglo-Saxons to the Banderites since the fall of the Third Reich. He sounds the alarm: we have not been…

Thousands March in Tunisia Against President’s Continuing Power Grab

Peoples Dispatch The demonstrations went ahead despite heavy presence of security forces and riot control personnel to prevent protesters from joining On Sunday, April 10, thousands of Tunisians took part in fresh protests against president Kais Saied and his ongoing measures to seize all power in the country. The protesters denounced the president’s unilateral arbitrary…

Can Tunisia Get Hit by a New “Arab Spring”?

Vladimir Danilov As you know, it was with the “Jasmine Revolution” in Tunisia in 2010-2011 that a wave of protests began throughout the Arab world, whose consequences are still being felt by a number of countries. And against this background, Tunisia became the first “new democracy.” The Ennahda that came to power as a result,…

Turkish Fighters and the Internationalization of the Ukrainian War

Vladimir Platov More recently, the topic of Turkey and its use of fighters with Syrian war experience in a number of armed conflict zones has been discussed at length in the pages of NEO. However, the topic of foreign fighters in the current events in Ukraine, as well as the involvement of a number of NATO countries…

Turkish Military Presence in Africa On the Rise

Uriel Araujo: Turkish president with African leaders during the Second Turkey -Africa forum in 2018. (Photo : courtesy of BRICS Information Portal) This month, over a dozen African nations participated in the two-day Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul, hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Its theme was “Enhanced Partnership for Common Development and Prosperity”….

Militias Threaten Military Escalation to Postpone the Libyan Elections

Editorial Comment: The Dabaiba government, following orders from Turkey, failed to prepare the security environment for holding elections. Meanwhile, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the Government of National Unity, Najla Al-Manqoush, is in Istanbul today, attending the Turkish-African Summit. – A.V. Libyan political circles described the military escalation that some militias…

Armed Clashes in Sebha: Manufacturing Consent to Postpone Elections

One dead and two wounded in armed clashes in Sebha, southern Libya following clashes between forces affiliated with the Libyan army and others loyal to the Dabaiba government after an attempt to storm the Military Intelligence headquarters. Armed groups are a security dilemma threatening the Libyan elections Sebha (Libya) – The city of Sebha, west…

Libya: The Muslim Brotherhood Escalates Campaign Against Elections

The Brotherhood in Libya escalates against the elections with a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Commission Tripoli – A group of demonstrators affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya began a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Electoral Commission in the capital, Tripoli, to demand the postponement of the elections…

Libya: Where Fortune Favors the Corrupt Who Control Wealth and Arms

Protesters Gather in Sebha in Support of Saif Qaddafi, Demanding Free and Fair Elections and an Impartial Judiciary The electoral scene in Libya leaves no room for optimism for a better future in the foreseeable future. The main actors in the course of events are  armed force on the ground, political money, and abuse of…

Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dabaiba: Turkey’s Man in Libya

A  statement of the Turkish National Security Council reflected concern about the holding of elections in Libya despite the initial acceptance of the candidacy of Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, who is described as Ankara’s strongman in the country and who has recently gained popularity, which he built by appeasing different components and segments of…